30 November 2016
Wednesday November 30, 2016
Auberge du Pêcheur
Our yearly seminar provides an excellent opportunity to become updated on the latest developments in IP, and to exchange experiences and information with others in your field.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
• Practitioners involved in drafting, prosecuting and litigating patents,
• Representatives from technology transfer offices,
• Industry representatives involved in IP,
• Legal representatives,
Chaired by Liesbet Paemen
(Partner – De Clercq & Partners)
08.45h: Registration and Coffee
09.15h: Welcome and introduction
Ann De Clercq, Founding Partner – De Clercq & Partners
09.20h: Patenting biotechnological inventions after the European Commission Expert Group Report: still business as usual?
Sven Bostyn, Senior Lecturer in Intellectual Property Law – University of Liverpool, UK
10.10h: Latest developments in EPO Case Law
Koen Vanhalst, Belgian and European Patent Attorney – De Clercq & Partners, BE
Andrej Michalík, European Patent Attorney – De Clercq & Partners, BE
11.00h: Coffee break
11.30h: SPC developments
Mike Snodin, CPA EPA Director – Park Grove IP, UK
12.30h: Walking lunch, served in Auberge du Pêcheur
Chaired by Ann De Clercq
(Founding Partner – De Clercq & Partners)
14.00h: The recoverability of (patent) attorney fees after the ECJ decision in United Video Properties / Telenet
Stijn Debaene, Partner – Fieldfisher, BE
14.50h: The Unitary patent package: the life after Brexit
Pieter Callens, Partner – Eubelius, BE
15.40h: Coffee break
16.10h: Recent developments on Innovation Income Deduction
Andres Delanoy, Director – KPMG, BE
17.00h: Closing remarks
17.15h: Closing reception at the Conference Venue, Auberge du Pêcheur
Auberge du Pêcheur
To register, please click this link to open a pre-filled e-mail form, and confirm your presence. Your registration will be confirmed by reply e-mail.
Registration fee (ex VAT):
€ 200.00 for companies and private practitioners
€ 100.00 for universities and non-profit organizations
An invoice will be issued after payment of the registration fee.
We hope to meet you there!